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West Seattle High-Rise Bridge will close tonight at 7pm

Out of an abundance of caution, we will close West Seattle High-Rise Bridge tonight to all traffic due to accelerated concrete cracking that was identified during a regular bridge inspection. The bridge closure will begin at 7 PM tonight and will remain closed until further notice. All vehicles will be… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t forget to keep sidewalks safe near construction sites

With so many public and private infrastructure projects underway in the city, it often feels that every season is construction season in Seattle. Construction has an effect on how we get around, and especially impacts those with disabilities. Since many of these projects directly affect our streets and sidewalks, we’re… [ Keep reading ]

We will temporarily ease parking regulations beginning today

We are temporarily making some changes to how we manage and enforce parking in the city. We’ve seen how parking needs have changed, and we want to do everything we can to make sure that our parking rules support people’s and businesses’ needs. “These changes show how across the City… [ Keep reading ]

Women of SDOT – Meet Margo Dawes

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating some of the many women at SDOT who inspire us. Read aboutAngee,Lorelei, andAnnya. Margo Dawes is the Data and Equity Strategic Adviser on our New Mobility team. What does that mean? It means Margo uses data to improve programs and continues to… [ Keep reading ]

Temporary transit service reductions start Monday, March 23

Editor’s note, 3/23/20: Corrected route lists updated below. Today King County Metro Transit (Metro) announced that starting Monday, March 23 they will be reducing transit service for the duration of the region’s public health emergency. Metro, along with every other transit operator, is seeing declines in ridership and expects them… [ Keep reading ]

Take-out pick up zones coming today

Updated 3/30/20 with information about new #SupportSeattleSmallBiz map We’re installing temporary load zones in support of local restaurants that are transitioning to take-out and delivery only service. “Our small businesses, particularly restaurants, are bearing the brunt of our efforts to combat this pandemic. By facilitating easier takeout for restaurants, we… [ Keep reading ]

Women of SDOT: Meet Lorelei Williams

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating some of the many women at SDOT who inspire us. Read about Angee, Patricia, and Annya. Lorelei Williams is the Deputy Director for Capital Project Delivery. Six of our eight executive team members are women! They each head a key branch of… [ Keep reading ]

As teleworking is up, traffic in Seattle is down this week.

Seattle, King County, and the State of Washington are taking strong measures to protect the health of residents amid the rapidly developing COVID-19 outbreak. The Governor’s March 11 announcement places a ban on gatherings of more than 250 people and March 12 announcement closed K-12 schools in King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties… [ Keep reading ]

Women of SDOT: Meet Angelina Louman

For Women’s History Month we’re highlighting a few of the many women at SDOT who inspire us, like Patricia Westsik and Annya Pintak. Next up: Angee Louman. Angelina Louman, known as Angee by most, is a strong, motivated, and compassionate crew chief on our bridge maintenance team. The answer: D!… [ Keep reading ]

Connect 2020 construction is coming to an end!

UPDATE from Sound Transit on March 19: Weekend Link light rail closure March 20-21. “Closures of Downtown Seattle Link stations will begin Friday evening (3/20) and extend through the weekend as crews wrap up the Connect 2020 construction process, through which Sound Transit has connected East King County tracks to… [ Keep reading ]